Praise and Prayer Update (January 24, 2020)

As I write this morning, my heart brims with praise for the many evidences of God’s grace to Heritage in recent days. Yesterday, our college students led the Local Outreach Chapel.  They reported on five outreach initiatives they’ve been actively…

Praise and Prayer Update (November 1, 2019)

Linda and I have been on the road quite a bit in recent days.  We've been to Minneapolis to present at an academic conference (Society for Professors of Christian Education) and to Montreal for a meeting of Christian Higher Education…

The Heart of the Preacher: Book Launch

Today is a joyful day for us.  It's the official book launch day for the book that I (Rick) wrote entitled The Heart of the Preacher.   (The best price right now is from Christian Book Distributors, but you can also…

Praise and Prayer Update September 27, 2019

I’m writing with a heart full of gratitude to God for an amazing week at Heritage.  God has graciously answered the requests I gave you last Friday.   Here's an update on how the Lord answered our prayers. Graduate Certificate of…

Praise and Prayer Update September 20, 2019

This past week has been Spiritual Life Emphasis Week at Heritage.  We’ve had our hearts stirred by the messages we heard in our chapel services.  Special thanks to Pastor Dwyane Cline (Hughson Street Baptist in Hamilton), Pastor Robbie Symons (Hope…

New Book: The Heart of the Preacher

This October, I (Rick) have a book being published by Lexham Press (the company that produces Logos Bible Software).  The book is called The Heart of the Preacher because it deals with some of the heart-level tests experienced by those who…

From Confusion to Clarity in the Church

At Heritage College and Seminary, we exist to see Christ's church flourish--in Canada and around the world.  In partnership with local churches, we do our very best to equip men and women to faithfully serve Christ, His Church, and His…

Seminary vs Pastoral Apprenticeship

Recently, a young man who is considering attending Heritage Seminary sent me a good question.  He asked for my top reason why "a man called to be a pastor [should] study at a seminary, rather than just commencing pastoral apprenticeship…